Amazon Brings its Startup Program to India

Amazon brings its global startup program Launchpad to India. The India Launchpad portal has products from over 400 startups, of whom 25 are India-based. The company has partnered with trade body Nasscom, the Government of Maharashtra, the Indian Angels network, and venture capitalists to help startups on policy and financial requirements.


Mashable spoke to some of the partnered startups who said that they sell products through other channels as well, but were heavily relying on Amazon for exposure and marketing. A representative with Amazon India emphasized that they expect to see plenty of more startups join the platform in the coming days. 

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Gunjan Bagla
California-based management consultant Gunjan Bagla runs Amritt, a consulting firm helping American companies to succeed in India. Amritt is the trusted advisor for India market research, India business development, India market entry, Global Engineering, Global Technology Scouting, India R&D and Open Innovation. Gunjan is author of "Business in 21st Century India: How to Profit Today from Tomorrow’s Most Exciting Market" (Hachette Book Group, 2008), Amazon's top rated title on the subject. He has appeared as the India Expert on BBC Television, Bloomberg TV, Fox Cable Business and has been quoted in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Hollywood Reporter and Business Week for his expertise on India.


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